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'Monica guarantees an awesome night for all'

Hoopla Impro

'Monica brings a genuinely infectious enthusiasm to the stage'

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As seen, heard, staged and featured on BBC Three, BBC News, BBC Click, ITVBe, London Live, BBC History, Amazon Prime, Sky Store, BBC Radio London, Talk Radio, Jack Radio, Global Pillage, CBC, @sohoplace, The Comedy Store, Hoopla Impro, Omnibus Theatre, Boulevard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Improv Theatre, Kings Head Theatre, Barons Court Theatre, The Guardian, Timeout and more... 

Monica Gaga is a British-born black African queer host, improviser, facilitator, maker and performer. She has been performing and hosting for 11 years, improvising for 24 years and facilitating professionally for 16 years.

 

The Comedy Store Players regular is the producer of HELL YEAH!, the femxle-centred queer improv collective. She is a cast member of Do The Right Scene, named ‘theatre that thinks’ by Timeout; Broadway Baby five-star reviewed show Yes Queens and feminist duo Derek's Mojo.

Trained at East 15 Acting School, Monica has worked professionally across England, Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada and beyond.

Monica is currently based in London, UK.

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  • Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Fri, 31 May
    Hoopla Impro
    31 May 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    31 May 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1. Keep an eye out for tickets...
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  • Show | HELL YEAH! at Omnibus Theatre | Clapham, London, UK
    Show | HELL YEAH! at Omnibus Theatre | Clapham, London, UK
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Omnibus Theatre
    15 Jun 2024, 19:45
    Omnibus Theatre, 1 Clapham Common North Side, London SW4 0LH, UK
    15 Jun 2024, 19:45
    Omnibus Theatre, 1 Clapham Common North Side, London SW4 0LH, UK
    Monica Gaga presents HELL YEAH! Fun, femxle-centered, fearless and completely improvised. A supHer group of London's hottest queer improv talent. Keep an eye out for tickets!
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  • Show | Bullet Proof In SPACE!
    Show | Bullet Proof In SPACE!
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Hoopla Impro
    15 Jun 2024, 20:00 BST
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    15 Jun 2024, 20:00 BST
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Limited run show. The critically acclaimed "Bulletproof: The Improvised Action Movie" returns for a sequel that will be truly out of this world. Join our award winning cast as they create a sci-fi epic live onstage and boldly go where no actor has gone before... in spaaaaace!
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  • Show | Wait, What? at New Ground Coffee | Oxford
    Show | Wait, What? at New Ground Coffee | Oxford
    Thu, 20 Jun
    New Ground Coffee Oxford
    20 Jun 2024, 19:30
    New Ground Coffee Oxford, 6, St Michael's Mansion, Ship St, Oxford OX1 3DE, UK
    20 Jun 2024, 19:30
    New Ground Coffee Oxford, 6, St Michael's Mansion, Ship St, Oxford OX1 3DE, UK
    An evening of comedic storytelling...
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  • Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Fri, 21 Jun
    Hoopla Impro
    21 Jun 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    21 Jun 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1. Keep an eye out for tickets...
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  • Show | Comedy Store Players
    Show | Comedy Store Players
    Sun, 23 Jun
    The Comedy Store
    23 Jun 2024, 19:30
    The Comedy Store, 1a Oxendon St, London SW1Y 4EE, UK
    23 Jun 2024, 19:30
    The Comedy Store, 1a Oxendon St, London SW1Y 4EE, UK
    An all star line-up at The Comedy Store, London.
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  • Show | Grand Theft Impro
    Show | Grand Theft Impro
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Hoopla Impro
    06 Jul 2024, 20:00 BST
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 20:00 BST
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy. By veterans. For fun. “Simply marvellous” - Time Out. “GTI are at the forefront of the revival of impro in the UK” - The Guardian. Keep an eye out on HooplaImpro.com for when tickets go live
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  • Show | Questionable Behaviour with Derek's MoJo | Stage Time, London
    Show | Questionable Behaviour with Derek's MoJo | Stage Time, London
    Tue, 16 Jul
    Shoreditch Balls
    16 Jul 2024, 19:30 CEST
    Shoreditch Balls, 333 Old St, London EC1V 9LE, UK
    16 Jul 2024, 19:30 CEST
    Shoreditch Balls, 333 Old St, London EC1V 9LE, UK
    Derek's MoJo guesting on Stage Time....
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  • Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Fri, 26 Jul
    Hoopla Impro
    26 Jul 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    26 Jul 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1. Keep an eye out for tickets...
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  • How to teach improv inclusively
    How to teach improv inclusively
    Mon, 19 Aug
    Theatre Deli
    19 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 17:00
    Theatre Deli, 107 Leadenhall St, London EC3A 4AF, UK
    19 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 17:00
    Theatre Deli, 107 Leadenhall St, London EC3A 4AF, UK
    A course for improv teachers, both new and old, to immerse themselves in good practice and community...
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  • Retreat | SKYROS
    Retreat | SKYROS
    Sun, 15 Sept
    Atsitsa Bay
    15 Sept 2024, 16:00 – 22 Sept 2024, 13:00
    Atsitsa Bay, Island, Ατσίτσα 340 07, Greece
    15 Sept 2024, 16:00 – 22 Sept 2024, 13:00
    Atsitsa Bay, Island, Ατσίτσα 340 07, Greece
    Atsitsa Bay is a holistic holiday centre set in a stunning, natural location, right on the bay and surrounded by pine forest. With a wide range of courses and activities and an outstanding team of facilitators, it's the perfect place to be inspired and try something new.
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  • Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Fri, 27 Sept
    Hoopla Impro
    27 Sept 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    27 Sept 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1. Keep an eye out for tickets...
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  • Retreat | “UNAPOLOGETICALLY TAKING UP SPACE” MONICA GAGA at IMPROV UTOPIA, Spain
    Retreat | “UNAPOLOGETICALLY TAKING UP SPACE” MONICA GAGA at IMPROV UTOPIA, Spain
    Fri, 18 Oct
    Alicante Province of Spain
    18 Oct 2024, 16:00 – 21 Oct 2024, 10:00
    Alicante Province of Spain, C. Francisco Salzillo, 10, 03189 Dehesa de Campoamor, Alicante, Spain
    18 Oct 2024, 16:00 – 21 Oct 2024, 10:00
    Alicante Province of Spain, C. Francisco Salzillo, 10, 03189 Dehesa de Campoamor, Alicante, Spain
    Take time to pause and reflect on your triumphs and cancel out the noise. Use this workshop to put a focus on the acting & improv you want to do and map out how you can do it on your terms...
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  • Retreat | “UNAPOLOGETICALLY TAKING UP SPACE” MONICA GAGA at IMPROV UTOPIA, Spain
    Retreat | “UNAPOLOGETICALLY TAKING UP SPACE” MONICA GAGA at IMPROV UTOPIA, Spain
    Fri, 25 Oct
    Alicante Province of Spain
    25 Oct 2024, 16:00 – 28 Oct 2024, 10:00
    Alicante Province of Spain, C. Francisco Salzillo, 10, 03189 Dehesa de Campoamor, Alicante, Spain
    25 Oct 2024, 16:00 – 28 Oct 2024, 10:00
    Alicante Province of Spain, C. Francisco Salzillo, 10, 03189 Dehesa de Campoamor, Alicante, Spain
    Take time to pause and reflect on your triumphs and cancel out the noise. Use this workshop to put a focus on the acting & improv you want to do and map out how you can do it on your terms...
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  • Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Show | Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    Fri, 29 Nov
    Hoopla Impro
    29 Nov 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    29 Nov 2024, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1. Keep an eye out for tickets...
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  • Workshop Event | Rebel Summer Camp 2024
    Workshop Event | Rebel Summer Camp 2024
    23rd to 26th August 2024
    Blackwell Court
    23rd to 26th August 2024
    Blackwell Court, Blackwell Court, Agmore Rd, Blackwell, Bromsgrove B60 1PX, UK
    23rd to 26th August 2024
    Blackwell Court, Blackwell Court, Agmore Rd, Blackwell, Bromsgrove B60 1PX, UK
    I'm excited about being part of Rebel Badge Club's - Rebel Summer Camp 2023. I'll be bringing some improv fun to the 4 day camp. Visit www.rebelbadgestore.com to understand the magic of the merit badges for adults.
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  • Course(download) | Inclusion in Improv 8 Week Course Download | impromiscuous.com
    Course(download) | Inclusion in Improv 8 Week Course Download | impromiscuous.com
    Time is TBD
    Downloadable course
    Time is TBD
    Downloadable course
    Time is TBD
    Downloadable course
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